As the US sinks rapidly into the abyss of high tech-low consciousness neoliberal totalitarianism, the push to silence critics of the system increases proportionally to the rate of descent. Clintonite Corporate Democrats, Lindsey Graham Neocon Republicans, and Trump Thug Republicans battle each other over spoils and control of fiefdoms, while all of them continue to unquestioningly serve the same moneyed interests- namely the bank cartels, Military Industrial Complex, and various multinational corporations.

In his Truthdig article Chris Hedges chronicles the silencing of dissent in the former American republic. To read Mr. Hedge’s article click here.